Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Aurora Donates To Riaus

Aurora Expeditions has donated over $2,500 to further the valuable work of the science communication organisation. The funds were donated …

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Fun Facts About Elephant Seals

Here at Aurora Expeditions, we like our guests to get as close to the action as possible and when there’s …

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What To Do And See In Stanley, Falkland Islands

What do you associate with the Falkland Islands? For many people, it’s the 1982 war between the United Kingdom and …

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Introducing Our Antarctic Team For 2014/15

Travelling to Antarctica is made so much richer by those who you experience it with. At Aurora Expeditions, we hand-pick …

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Patagonia & Antarctica Tour: Reasons To Combine The Two

Always dreamed of visiting the final frontier of Antarctica, or exploring the heart of Patagonia in South America? Why not …

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How You Can Help Save Our Polar Bears

Aurora Expeditions is passionate about conserving the world’s threatened wildlife. That’s why we want to raise awareness about the threats …

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Where To Climb In Scoresby Sund, Greenland

With sheer granite cliffs and glacial remnants that rise from the sea, Greenland’s geography can certainly take your breath away. …

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Winner Of Antarctic Writing Competition Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of our Aurora Expeditions Writing Competition. With such a good selection of entries, …

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A Birding Guide To Scotland

The Scottish Isles hold a world of delights from stunning natural landscapes to an array of wildlife. From the highlands …

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Some Interesting Facts About The Musk Ox

When you reach the icy, cold tundra of Greenland’s shore during your Arctic excursions, you may spot on the horizon …

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Interesting Facts About Juneau, Alaska – And What To Do There

Depending on which expedition you choose to explore Alaska’s Inside Passage with us, you will begin your cruise in buzzing …

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What makes spring in Antarctica so special?

What makes springtime such a special time of the year for you? Whether it’s the blossoming of flowers, the bouncing …

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5 Things Your Dad Will Love About A Trip To Antarctica

For the ultimate trip away with dad, consider a trip to Antarctica. We’re seeing more and more dads (and mums!) …

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Discovering The Arctic Through The Eyes Of A 14-Year-Old

Voyaging to a frozen wilderness holds a magical allure for many a wide-eyed traveller, but when you’re experiencing it through …

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Arctic Birds – Pecking Order

The wonderful wildlife we’re lucky to come across on our amazing voyages is one of the major draw cards for …

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The Aurora Expeditions Antarctic Landscape Photography Competition

We are delighted to announce Geoff Thomas as the winner of the competition with his stunning photo entitled ‘Elephant Seal …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Everyday Hero

Aurora Expeditions’ Chief Financial Officer, Marcel De Graaf, will be putting his body on the line this June when he’ll …

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What Geological Wonders Will You Find On The Kimberley Coast?

A world of ancient rock carvings, fossilised dinosaur footprints and horizontal waterfalls, the Kimberley Coast is a landscape lover’s paradise. Those …

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Top Packing Tips For A Polar Expedition

It goes without saying that heading off on a polar expedition, either to the Arctic Circle or the mighty Antarctica …

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6 Reasons For Crossing The Arctic Circle

As one of the world’s most remote, fascinating locations, the Arctic Circle is not your ordinary travel destination. Populated by …

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Naturalist vs Naturist – What’s The Difference?

At Aurora Expeditions we’re asked all kinds of questions. Some are scientific, others are more historical or geographical. If someone …

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Scoresbysund, Greenland – The World’s Largest Fjord System

Up to 350km long and 600m deep – Scoresbysund isn’t your typical fjord. As a highlight of all our East Greenland voyages, Scoresbysund …

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When Should You Visit The Kimberley Coast?

Australia’s tourism is often overshadowed by its exciting and diverse cities. But a visit to Australia wouldn’t really be complete …

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Back By Popular Demand – Scottish Historian, Carol Knott

Over the years our Scottish historian, Carol Knott, as entertained our passengers with exciting tales of Scotlands rich and colourful history. …

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